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People on Bikes

March 18, 2020, 6am PDT
Bike counts and bike share rides are increasing in two of the country's largest cities as commuters look for transportation modes that allow for physical distancing.
The New York Times
November 6, 2019, 7am PST
The National Transportation Safety Board recommends that all 50 states require people on bikes of all ages to wear helmets.
StreetsBlog NYC
September 25, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of Rochester, New York, decided to take legal action that ensures the city is as safe for people on bikes as intended.
WXXI News
September 23, 2019, 5am PDT
A recent report presents evidence that fewer New Yorkers are choosing bikes as an alternative form of transportation.
New York Post
August 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
There's still time for a leisurely bike ride alongside a large body of water. You might enjoy it, even if you've never thought of yourself as a bike person.
CityLab
June 28, 2019, 7am PDT
The Guardian has a new pop quiz that will test the knowledge of urban aficionados that tend toward two-wheeled forms of transportation.
The Guardian
June 9, 2019, 11am PDT
Not everyone can ride a traditional two-wheeled bicycle, and it's ableist to assume they can, according to this op-ed. It's time to consider adaptive cycling as a crucial tool for providing access to mobility.
Streetsblog USA
June 6, 2019, 12pm PDT
People on bikes or men on bikes?
The Seattle Times
May 9, 2019, 2pm PDT
A law recently passed by the Oregon State Legislature redefines the ontology of bike lanes.
The Oregonian
May 8, 2019, 11am PDT
PeopleforBike has released its most comprehensive analysis yet of how well cities and towns provide bike infrastructure and succeed in attracting people to active transportation.
PeopleforBikes
April 29, 2019, 7am PDT
Internet observers noticed lots of videos of red Solo cups lining painted bike lanes in cities all over the country on Friday, April 26.
Streetsblog USA
February 23, 2019, 5am PST
A new law in the nation's capital will fine people on bikes caught listening to headphones as a Vision Zero traffic safety measure.
DCist
July 28, 2018, 1pm PDT
More people are biking in Bogotá, and they report the highest rate of happiness with their commute, above people who drive and who take transit.
TheCityFix